Socialism in the 21st Century
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Socialism in the 21st Century reading list - Good reading list of Marxist theory, Socialist and general history and politics compiled by the S21C mods and admins, with links to all of the recommended books and works. Start here if you want to learn!
Anti-Communist Myths Debunked - The legendary reading list by one of the S21C admin team - over 130 pages of material on an extremely wide range of topics. Updated regularly.
DPRK reading guide - By the same author
Socialism with Chinese Characteristics reading guide - Very good reading list on China
The Syrian War reading guide - a critical look at the Syrian war.
Gender reading list
Comprehensive course in Marxism
Dialectical Materialism reading list - really good list of works related to Dialectical Materialism
Palestine, Israel & Zionism reading guide
Venezuela reading guide
Leftist / alternative news sources etc
BrasilWire - independent news source for Brazil and the region.
Greyzone Project - progressive investigative reporting from Max Blumenthal, Ben Norton and others. Done some excellent work on Nicaragua and Syria propaganda.
Counterpunch - progressive news, can be a little liberal at times but generally good
Workers World - website of the Workers World Party (WWP - USA)
Liberation News - newspaper of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL - USA). Lots of very good analysis on US domestic and international news.
Party for Socialism and Liberation - PSL’s official website
FightBack! News newspaper of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO - USA)
http://www.frso.org/ - website of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO - USA)
In These Times - progressive news primarily from the USA, but also international events
The Red Phoenix - newspaper of the American Party of Labor (APL - USA Hoxhaist org)
Green Left Weekly Australian liberal media source. Sometimes interesting articles
The Diplomat - mainstream media source, but often useful for analysis and news from Asia
China People's Daily - state news service of China
The Greanville Post alternative news source. Quality varies by author
Marxism-Leninism Today - world news from an ML outlook, Communist theory
New Eastern Outlook - alternative international news. Quality varies
Truth Out - radical liberal news (mostly from the US). Richard Wolff a big fan
Zoom in Korea - alternative news from the Korean peninsula
Syria Solidarity Movement - good source of information about the Syria conflict
F.A.I.R - media analysis
Eurasian Future - Primarily focused on Asia news. Mixed quality
Syriana Analysis - alternative media source for Syrian news
Venezuela Analysis - great progressive source of news on Venezuela
Southfront.org - good source of crisis news - reporting on Syria, Yemen, Ukraine etc, as well as global geopolitics. Sometimes republishes questionable analysis from other sites but generally good.
teleSUR English Media conglomerate funded by several Latin American governments. Generally progressive and good news on the region and globally
Sputnik News - good alternative media source
MintPress News - alternative news source, quality can vary but generally good
Leftist / alternative blogs etc
Armed With a Pen - Excellent Marxist-Leninist blog.
Moon of Alabama - Really good blog focusing on current events and politics.
Ajit Singh - Twitter. Ajit is a fantastic writer and mostly focuses on China, ML, Anti-colonialism/imperialism
Ian Goodrum - Twitter. Ian is an ML and has some great content on his feed, especially about liberal propaganda about China/Venezuela (one excellent thread on Social Credit)
Michael Roberts - Marxist economist blogger. Excellent resource
what's left - Stephen Gowans - great blog run by Stephen Gowans with writing on a wide range of topics. Highly recommended
Stalin's Moustache - Excellent blog run by Roland Boer, Australian academic and communist. Lots of great information on the relationship between Communism and religion, as well as China, the DPRK and other topics.
M-L-M Mayhem! Blog run by an MLM academic, but they’re clever af and there’s a lot of value there
Craig Murray - blog run by the former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan. Good analysis of current events
In Defense of Communism - Marxist-Leninist blog from Greece
Jnana Yuddha - radical politics, technology, imperialism etc.
Return 2 Source - old blog no longer updated, some good articles
https://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/ - no longer updated but some study guides and good articles here
https://kurukshetra1.wordpress.com/ - old blog no longer updated, but lots of interesting posts
Socialist Musings - Old, infrequent posts and not updated since January 2018 but there are some very good posts here
Jewish Voice for Peace - Excellent anti-Zionist org
Imperialism and Dependency Studies - great page posting a variety of anti-capitalist/imperialist content
Hands Off Syria Facebook group - Australian activist organization in support of the Syrian state. Good news, analysis etc.
Jay Tharappel - Australian based political commentator. Has some great posts
Carla Ortiz - independent journalist - has reported from Syria, DPRK etc.
Tim Anderson - Academic, political analyst, lecturer. Posts alot about Syria
Corporate Media Lies - Alternative media news group. Quality can vary
Vanessa Beeley independent journalist. Has done lots of reporting from Syria
Eva Bartlett independent journalist. Travelled to Syria plenty of times
Comrade J’s Leftist Archive - Run by S21C mods. ML and progressive media content
Marxist Girls Rock - Marxist Feminist memes, graphics, content etc. Excellent page
Kollontai's Bolshevik Tearoom - Discussion group for feminism and Marxism. Sister of S21C
Xi Jinping - China’s Exceptional President - Great source of news about China
The Empire Files (by Abby Martin)
Law of Value playlist
Contrapoints (somewhat liberal, some good things on social issues)
Democracy at Work
Marxist Econ playlist by Radian2pi
The Jimmy Dore Show US based, discussion of news (a little liberal, but still v good)
Black Agenda Report
Loud and Clear with Brian Becker - Very good podcast presented by Brian Becker (of the PSL) and John Kiriaku. Progressive analysis of current events etc, with both a national (USA) and international perspective.
By Any Means Necessary with Eugene Puryear - Another great radio show presented by Eugene Puryear and Sean Blackmon (both PSL members). Analysis of national and international current events, slightly more of a focus on cultural and social issues than Loud and Clear.
Moderate Rebels podcast - Excellent podcast run by Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal.
China-Africa Project - Mainstream academic project focused on China-Africa relations (definitely not from a left perspective, but alot of interesting content)
Unauthorized Disclosure - Great podcast by Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola
Media Roots - very good podcast by Robbie Martin and Abby Martin (of Empire Files fame)
Zero Books podcast
Pivot to Asia - Eurasian related news and analysis.
Intercepted - analysis of current events
Proles of the Round Table - Great Marxist-Leninist podcast discussing radical history
Discourse Collective - discussion of Leftist theory, culture, current events etc.
China History Podcast
Dead Pundits Society (DSA/Jacobin-esque shitty politics but some good guest episodes)
This is Hell - can’t exactly work out ideology of host but some brilliant interviews
Revolutionary Left Radio - mixed bag depending on guests, but some good episodes on ML, China as Socialist state, etc.
Recommended lectures/talks (coming soon)
Capitalism and the State - Vivek Chibber
Vivek Chibber: Consent, Coercion and Resignation: The Sources of Stability in Capitalism
Leftist/Educational films/documentaries (coming soon)
* Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone - 2012 documentary series created, directed, produced, and narrated by Oliver Stone about the reasons behind the Cold War, the decision to drop the atomic bombs, and changes in America's global role since the fall of Communism
https://vimeo.com/136182100 - first episode available here, find the rest on Vimeo or Netflix